Dear Chessable learners! It has been an incredible year. Before it comes to an end, I wanted to send our best wishes and biggest thanks out to all of you. Your support and feedback have made all of what we’ve achieved possible. We look forward to seeing you in the new year, and for now, …... click here to read more.
Month: December 2016
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Openings of the World Champion When I started studying chess seriously, I started with the games of the World Champion at the time, Garry Kasparov. I read several books about his championship matches and the openings he played (and like a typical fan played them myself). Kasparov’s approach was to find the sharpest, most critical …... click here to read more.
As part of Chessable’s Crowdcube crowdfunding campaign, this week we put on a couple of events. The first one saw co-founder, IM John Bartholomew play against 25 opponents in a timed simultaneous exhibition. John put on a fine performance in his first ever simul outside the US and finished with a score of 17.5 to …... click here to read more.
Hello everyone, I just wanted to add a note announcing that I have been invited to speak at the 4th London Chess Conference, covering the didactics of chess. I will be running a workshop about “Cognitive insights into chess improvement”, talking about my unique and insightful Master’s dissertation that was awarded Distinction by Bristol University. …... click here to read more.